How-to Guide for Buying Nexus Mutual Custody Cover through iTrust

September 20, 2021

Hodlnaut is a crypto interest-earning platform that enables users to deposit their cryptocurrencies and earn up to 12.73% APY. With no minimum deposit required, customers can start earning interest on their crypto assets as soon as they finish the KYC procedure. For ensuring optimal security, Hodlnaut also enables its customers to buy Nexus Mutual’s Custody Cover that safeguards their funds seamlessly. 

To make the insurance purchase even more straightforward, Hodlnaut has partnered with iTrust so that customers can buy the custody cover directly from the Hodlnaut platform. Here’s what you need to know about the custody cover: 

  • The custody cover can be availed if Hodlnaut gets hacked and you lose more than 10% of your funds or if withdrawals from Hodlnaut are halted for more than 90 days.  
  • You can purchase the custody cover in ETH, and in the event of a successful claim, the payment will be made in the currency you select. For instance, if you hold BTC on Hodlnaut, you can buy cover in ETH since it is the most closely related asset in terms of price. After your claim is successful, you can purchase the BTC back with ETH.    

With Hodlnaut’s integration with iTrust, users can manage their own risks within the Hodlnaut platform without having to visit Nexus Mutual’s website. This way, Hodlers can manage their deposits and safeguard them within a single platform. 

In this guide, we will walk you through the steps you need to take in order to buy a custody cover on the Hodlnaut Platform with iTrust integration.  

1. Login to Your Hodlnaut Account  

Go to and log into your Hodlnaut account. 

Login to your Hodlnaut Account  

2. Go to User Settings

After you log in, you will see a dashboard as shown below, and on the top right, you can click on the drop-down and go to the user settings.  

Go to User Settings

3. Navigate to “Custody Cover” and Click on “More”

Scroll down to “Custody Cover” and click on more.

Custody Cover

4. Specify the Cover Amount and Cover Period 

Enter the cover amount you would like to avail along with the duration in terms of the number of days. You can then proceed to get the quote for your Nexus Mutual Hodlnaut Cover. Note that you can only buy the custody cover in ETH. 

To determine the cover amount, you would have to first estimate how much ETH is your assets worth. For example, if you have 3 ETH, 1 BTC, and 20 DAI then considering the price of BTC, ETH, and DAI at the point of writing, it is equivalent to roughly 18.2064 ETH. Thus, the cover amount would be 18.2064 ETH.

Sample calculation:

1 BTC = 15.20 ETH

20 DAI = 0.0064 ETH

Thus, 3 + 15.20 + 0.0064 = 18.2064

Note that this is a sample calculation and you need to calculate the cover amount based on the current value of the mentioned coins.

Cover Amount and Cover Period 

Securing Your Funds with Nexus Mutual Hodlnaut Cover

5. Review the Quote and Check the Disclaimers 

Next up, you can review the quote and check all the disclaimers before buying the cover. Once you have read all disclaimers and agree with the terms and conditions, you may purchase the cover. 

Securing Your Funds with Nexus Mutual

6. Order Successful 

Click on Buy Cover and your order will be placed successfully. Based on the Blockchain, you will get an email confirmation from iTrust within 30 minutes. 

Order Successful

*Note: After purchasing the Nexus Mutual Hodlnaut Cover, you can manage your custody cover on iTrust’s dashboard. Additionally, you will be able to see the cover’s expiry date on the iTrust dashboard and will also receive an email two weeks prior to the expiration of the cover from iTrust. Please use the same email address with which you have registered with Hodlnaut to access your account with iTrust. The iTrust dashboard will look something like the image below. You can renew the existing cover or buy a new one on Hodlnaut’s platform. Please note that the cover cannot be canceled from Hodlnaut’s platform. 

iTrust’s Dashboard

With the steps mentioned above, you can purchase the Custody Cover within the Hodlnaut platform seamlessly. If you need any further assistance, please reach out to us at

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